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01/03/2019

The Vaping Epidemic: We're at Risk of Reversing a Two-Decade Decline in Youth Smoking

The statistics are alarming. Between 2017 and 2018, e-cigarette use rose by more than 75% for high school teens and by nearly 50% for middle school-age children.

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06/20/2018

Obesity: What's Bias Got to Do With It?

Most companies know that obesity impacts their bottom line by increasing medical costs and decreasing employee productivity. Yet, the problem runs much deeper—negative attitudes toward employees who struggle with weight are pervasive and cost many employers more than they think. Read More

11/06/2018

Obesity: It's Complicated

Huff Post recently published “Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong,” by Michael Hobbes highlighting a significant gap between science and practice in the treatment of obesity. Read More

05/31/2019

More than 30 Years Later Cigarettes are Still a Problem. Here's Why

Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes for short, are growing in popularity around the world, leaving some employers unsure of how to adapt their current workplace policies. Read More

12/21/2018

Thinking Differently About Obesity

We’ve been thinking a lot about obesity this year, and the fact that most of us - as well as the animals under our care, including in zoos and labs - continue to gain weight.  Read More

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